Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday sacked Nigeria’s service chiefs and appointed new ones.
This was revealed by the presidential spokesperson, Reuben Abati, on his twitter handle @abati1990.
Abati wrote that the President Jonathan has appointed new Chief of Defence Staff and Service Chiefs, saying that Air Marshal Alex Badeh was now the new Chief of defence staff, replacing Admiral Ola Ibrahim.
Major-General Kenneth Tobiah Jacob Minimah takes over from Lieutenant-General Azubike O. Ihejirika as Chief of Army Staff;
Rear Admiral Usman O. Jibrin takes over from Vice Admiral Dele Joseph Ezeoba as Chief of Naval Staff; and Air Vice Marshal Adesola Nunayon Amosu takes over from Air Marshal Badeh as Chief of Air Staff.
All the changes are with immediate effect.